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China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—China is poised to start building a $13 billion city on Sri Lanka’s seafront, as the island nation located near some of the Read more…

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Just in time for its National Day in October, China completed construction of a new village high in the mountains where the Chinese region of Read more…

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

The 4th National Security Adviser (NSA) Level Trilateral Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation between India, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka was held in Colombo on Read more…

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

India’s National Security Adviser Ajith Doval called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this evening and expressed India’s willingness to identify and invest in new areas that Read more…

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka is expecting a 700 million dollar equivalent loan from China Development Bank in December 2020, the Finance Ministry said.

Authorities earlier said the Read more…

News Canada, Bahamas raise CHOGM in Lanka
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

News Canada, Bahamas raise CHOGM in Lanka »

Canada and the Bahamas have had discussions on the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Sri Lanka.

The Read more…

Swiss probe reveals Lankan links-AP
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Swiss probe reveals Lankan links-AP »

Investigations carried out by Switzerland last year into money laundering and terror funding had revealed that money had also come from Sri Read more…

Cyclone destroys IDP settlements in North »

The cyclone that impacted on various coastal areas in the island had devastated several make-shift houses put up by the Internally Displaced Read more…

UN unaware of letter from Salley
14 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN unaware of letter from Salley »

The United Nations (UN) headquarters says it is unaware of a letter being received from Muslim politician Azath Salley.

UN spokesman Martin Nesirky, when Read more…

India may reconsider Kachchativu
14 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India may reconsider Kachchativu »

India may reconsider it’s position on the Kachchativu island which is currently under Sri Lanka.

Union Minister V. Narayanaswamy told reporters in Chennai that Read more…

Pakistan Naval Ship SAIF in Sri Lanka on a goodwill visit
14 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pakistan Naval Ship SAIF in Sri Lanka on a goodwill visit »

Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF is on a goodwill visit to the Trincomalee port from 14-17 May 2013, this visit signifies the strong Read more…

Tamils to commemorate war dead
14 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamils to commemorate war dead »

A commemoration ceremony is to be held in Vavuniya on Saturday to remember the hundreds of Tamil civilians killed during the final Read more…

Countrywide bus strike on Sunday
14 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Countrywide bus strike on Sunday »

All Ceylon Federation of Lanka Private Bus Association (ACFLPBOA) said its members would launch a countrywide bus strike on May 19 midnight.

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Sri Lanka opens first railway to former war-torn north
14 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka opens first railway to former war-torn north »

Increasing access to the former war- torn north, the Sri Lankan government on Tuesday opened the first phase of a 650-million-U.S. dollar Read more…

UPFA constituent, SLMC supports May 21 strike
14 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UPFA constituent, SLMC supports May 21 strike »

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), a constituent of the UPFA government yesterday announced its support for the May 21 token strike Read more…